1939 American Championship Car season
Series  : AAA Championship Car
Champion : USAflagsmall Wilbur Shaw
Previous: 1938 Next: 1940

The 1939 AAA Championship Car season consisted of three races, beginning in Speedway, Indiana on May 30 and concluding in Syracuse, New York on September 2. There was also one non-championship event in Springfield, Illinois. The AAA National Champion and Indianapolis 500 winner was Wilbur Shaw.

Schedule and resultsEdit

All races running on Oval/Speedway.

Rnd Date Race Name Track Type Pole Position Winning Driver
1 May 30 USAflagsmall International 500 Mile Sweepstakes Indianapolis Motor Speedway Paved USAflagsmall Jimmy Snyder USAflagsmall Wilbur Shaw
2 August 27 USAflagsmall Milwaukee 100 Wisconsin State Fair Park Speedway Dirt USAflagsmall Emil Andres USAflagsmall Babe Stapp
3 September 2 USAflagsmall Syracuse 100 New York State Fairgrounds Dirt USAflagsmall Rex Mays USAflagsmall Mauri Rose
NC October 15 USAflagsmall Race of Champions Illinois State Fairgrounds Dirt USAflagsmall Emil Andres


Leading National Championship standingsEdit

 #  Driver Team Points
1 Wilbur Shaw Boyle 1000
2 Jimmy Snyder Thorne Engineering 825
3 Ted Horn 685
4= Babe Stapp 675
4= Cliff Bergere Miller 675


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See alsoEdit

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